February 16: Ice-T Was Born. (1958)

February 16, 1958 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Tracy “Ice-T” Marrow was born in Newark, New Jersey. Ice-T would grow up to: (1) lose his mother in the 3rd grade, (2) attend Crenshaw High School after moving out west following his father’s death, (3) affiliate with Crips, (4) join the army, (5) be inspired by “Rapper’s Delight”, (6) DJ, (7) release 8 solo albums, (8) become a member of Body Count, (9) act in TV and film, (10) record Cop Killer (11) act as a cop, (12) almost sign Eminem and (13) beef with LL Cool J and Soulja Boy

Happy Birthday Ice T!

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